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Bidding Proposals

Bidding Proposals

This is a different blog post today. I had a discussion with a customer who was at a loss as he received a request for a proposal to fix a drain, waste and vent line without any video or specification for the work to be completed. It brought me back to over 25 years ago […]

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Adding Lubricant

Adding Lubricant

“I’m having trouble getting my Quik-Shot™ to feed liner even if the pipe is straight as an arrow. I know turns and offsets need some attention, but I thought I should be able to shoot a 50’ straight liner with no problem. Any suggestions?” I watched a YouTube video of a guy struggling to shoot […]

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Cost per Foot

Cost per Foot

“How much per foot should I charge for a job? I have a restaurant that wants me to coat 20’ of pipe and then coat a grease trap. I’m just not sure what to add for the grease trap. Should I just add it to the footage price?” While we’ve used per foot pricing as […]

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Patching a Hole in the Tube

Patching a Hole in the Tube

“I lost a liner yesterday because there was a hole in the tube that wouldn’t allow us to hold air. We’re new to this process and I’m wondering if this is a regular occurrence and what to do if it ever happens again?” While it is pretty rare that you’d have a hole in the […]

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Lining Training

Lining Training

“I bought a competitive system to yours but gave up trying to run it as it’s too complicated to make it work. I like the idea of lining but wonder if your system is easier to run than what I bought?” One of the major advantages that we at Pipe Lining Supply offer is our […]

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Cost Effectiveness

Cost Effectiveness

“I pride myself on shopping the “best deals” for my plumbing business. Your systems appear to be more expensive than other systems on the market. Why should I buy yours?” Let’s look at your question this way. A bicycle will get you from point A to point B, so using your logic sending your techs […]

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Ballooning of Liner

Ballooning of Liner

“I keep blowing out my liner material when trying to invert it into the host pipe from the Quik Shot™. It comes out of the gun but when it hits the host pipe entrance it balloons up and ruptures. Is the problem the liner or is it something I’m doing?” I only have one question […]

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How Many Liners Can Be Completed in a Day?

How Many Liners Can Be Completed in a Day?

“I’m looking at a job that has several liners to line on a couple of city streets from the right of way to the main. The sewer mains run down the city street and the average length of each liner would be between 35’ and 40’. How many liners can I complete daily with your […]

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Up to “Code”

Up to “Code”

“I was interested in your coating process but a sales guy selling his lining system said our process wasn’t up to “code”. If it isn’t up to code, won’t I get in trouble selling it?” First things first. There are several “codes”. Most likely he’s referring to plumbing codes, and specifically referring to a code […]

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Lining or Coating Sales

Lining or Coating Sales

“How do I sell lining or coating? I’m having a heck of a time trying to get people to go to the next step after I’ve cleaned the pipe. Do you have any tips that I can use to help me sell them something I know they need but can’t seem to grasp?” Years ago, […]

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